Moneta, VA asked in Employment Law for Virginia

Q: If I am fired for losing a part do I legally have to pay for the part replacement

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Merritt James Green
Merritt James Green
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A: Virginia wage law provides, in relevant part: "No employer shall withhold any part of the wages or salaries of any employee except for payroll, wage or withholding taxes or in accordance with law, without the written and signed authorization of the employee." So, if no written agreement, employer cannot reduce your wages.

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